Artists in Resonance Application
Artists in Resonance features performances every month from the homes of two artists engaged in advancing equity and social justice, curated by the East-West Center in partnership with Giant Steps Music. This new performance series connects artists from the Asia-Pacific region or who are part of the Asian-American and Pacific Islander community in the Unites States, with artists of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color communities around the world in conversation and collaboration.

To be eligible for Artists in Resonance, you must be:

A musician of the Pacific Islands (resident or diaspora), including Aotearoa, Australia, and Hawai'i (Kanaka Maoli and Kama'āina); Asian or Asian-American; self-identify as Black, Indigenous, Person of Color, or other historically underserved community.
A talented musician with a passion for, dedication to, or track record of using music to improve a community and create social impact
Curious, open-minded, and willing to learn from and collaborate with artists with diverse backgrounds

The series feature will include:
-Two performance videos
-One musical collaboration with like-minded musician from a geography and background different than your own

Selected artists will receive compensation of $500 USD. Additional funds are available for production needs at the discretion of East-West Center.

Thank you for your interest and we look forward to reviewing your application.
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Email *
Name *
Date of Birth (MM/DD/YY) *
Gender *
Email *
Phone Number (Include Country Code) *
Country of Citizenship *
Country of Residence (if different) *
Are you a US Citizen? *
What is your primary musical instrument? Please list all secondary instruments as well. *
Please provide a brief musical professional biography. If you have a website, please include the web address here. *
Which platforms do you use to promote and distribute your music? *
Please list web address and social handles of all selected items above. *
Please provide a minimum of 3 and up to 5 samples of your music that best represent you as an artist and your range of skill, as links below (e.g., Spotify, YouTube, etc) *
Why are you applying to Artists in Resonance? *
What is your background using music to create positive change or advance equity and social justice? *
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